Terry has had the pleasure of performing with a myriad Hawaii based companies including: IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre, Jhalak Dance Company, Tau Dance Theatre, Monkey Waterfall, and Convergence Dance Theatre, in addition to forming his own company—Slaughterhouse Dance.
Terry worked extensively with K-12 students in Oahu and served as the Performing Arts Teacher at SEEQS Public Charter School. He is passionate about integrating Social Justice into Arts education and is a strong advocate for Arts education in K-12 schools.
Presently, Terry is the Visiting Assistant Professor of Dance with the Department of Health and Human Performance. Courses taught include: Modern 1-2, Ballet 1, Improvisation and Choreography, Dancing Through Space and Time, Artists in Modern Motion (AIMM), Screendance 1, and the Director of Kinetic Expressions.
Areas of Research
-History of Black Dance and Culture in the United States
-Dance for Film
-Site Specific Choreography
-Theatre for Youth Audiences
-Dance and Theatre Education
-Theatre and Dance for Social Change
-Queer Theatre and Dance
- Bachelor's in Theatre and a Minor in Dance from Berea College
- Master of Fine Arts degree in Dance with an emphasis in Performance and Choreography from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
- Secondary teaching license in (grades 6-12) Dance from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa